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Amanda @probablywriting ?

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  • Amanda commented on the blog post Holiday conundrums: What does a feminist gift look like?   1 year, 8 months ago · View

    “The Paper Bag Princess” is a really good kids’ book. It’s about a princess whose prince is taken away by a dragon (who also burns down her castle, leaving her with only a paper bag to wear) and she uses her intelligence to best the dragon and free the prince. The prince is a jerk [...]

  • I (a white woman) was talking to one of my coworkers (also a white woman) about a Chilean actress (Cote de Pablo). My coworker referred to her as Argentinian, and I politely corrected her. She proceeded to tell me that there is no difference between people from “those countries” (presumably meaning countries in Central and/or [...]

  • Amanda commented on the blog post Mike Huckabee thinks Natalie Portman’s baby bump is hurting America   3 years, 6 months ago · View

    How dare she he happy to be having a baby at a time she has decided is right for her?! Oh, wait, that’s actually a healthy thing. She didn’t come out and say, “you know, every woman at any age should get pregnant right now. Even teenagers. Because everyone’s life is going to be just [...]

  • Amanda commented on the blog post GLAAD media awards honor one of our own!   3 years, 7 months ago · View

    I loved Easy A – I thought it was such a clever, funny look at high school double standards. I definitely recommend it. A movie I would add to the list – though it’s a small, independent movie rather than a big blockbuster – is Were The World Mine (though I guess it may have [...]

  • Amanda became a registered member   3 years, 10 months ago · View

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